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Senior Manager, Communications

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Manager of Communications, BioProductionThermo Fisher Scientifics Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We are fulfilling this Mission every day by helping customers respond to global pandemics, find cures for cancer, deliver better healthcare outcomes, protect the environment, make sure our food and water are safe and develop other scientific breakthroughs that improve millions of lives around the world!How will you make an impact?In this role, you will develop and execute on communications strategies for Thermo Fishers bioproduction business, which supports developers and manufacturers of vaccines and therapies with a portfolio of premium solutions and services. The BioProduction work has contributed to COVID-19 vaccines and critical therapies for cancer among other diseases.We are looking for a strong communications professional who has experience in both internal and external communications programs. We want an innovator and storyteller who can use their strategic communication skills, love of words and passion for helping others to develop messages that are moving and motivating -- reinforcing to audiences that what we do as a company truly makes a difference in the world.As a well-rounded and experienced communications professional, you will bring your leadership in executive communications, organizational change, storytelling, content development and integrated communications campaigns to reach both internal and external audiences using appropriate channels and tactics. Reporting to the Senior Director, Communications for BioProduction, you will work in partnership with the Division presidents and other cross functional leadership partners to engage employees, protect and advance the companys reputation and amplify awareness of BioProductions innovations and products.As part of the broader Thermo Fisher Scientific communications team, we thrive on our close collaboration and partnership, diverse perspectives, quality communications and a passion for excellence! We strive to help all audiences, whether employees, customers or the public, feel pride in working at or doing business with our company. We bring our Mission to life by ensuring relevant and engaging communications reach the right audience at the right time, and we work as a cohesive team to achieve that goal. In addition to being an integral member of the Communications team, you will partner with specific divisions, businesses and functions to proactively develop tailored messaging and narratives, serve as the strategic communications advisor and ensure the right information is shared with internal and external audiences through a formal communications strategy and plan.Essential Duties

  • Build, implement and measure success of communications and strategies to help drive employee engagement across the division and increase external visibility.
  • Serve as a key communications leader on business communications programs and initiatives.
  • Help develop content for various communication channels, including town hall presentations, leadership messages, manager communication decks, intranet, videos, press releases, etc.
  • Provide executive-level internal communications support for senior leadership, including developing and implementing a strategy for cascading leadership messages and establishing a consistent and effective platform for communicating to global audiences throughout the year.
  • Critical involvement in sourcing and developing inspirational stories using a variety of channels (articles, videos, etc.), and disseminating them to inspire and engage employees about the future of the business, the technology and its impact on customers and society.
  • Partner with cross functions on change communication initiatives, including developing business level messages, talking points, FAQs and other materials to support change.
  • Serve as a liaison with PR and creative agencies and support issues management as needed.How will you get here?
    • 7+ years dynamic experience in corporate communications, internal communications or public relations.
    • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively.
    • A strong writer, editor and communicator with the ability to build channel-specific content. Experience in social media platforms, intranet content and other communication technologies preferred.
    • Strong verbal communicator with excellent interpersonal and listening skills.
    • Combination of strategic and creative problem solver and hands-on tactician.
    • Business knowledge and intellectual curiosity to learn about business strategies, competitive landscape and scientific technologies.
    • Team player, working toward the greater good of the organization.
    • Focused, detailed and organized and able to balance multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
    • A storyteller with experience translating technical topics into easy-to-understand and impactful content
    • Open to feedback, flexibility and continuous improvement.
    • Experience partnering with senior executives, developing content in their voice and style.
    • A curiosity about science or the life sciences is preferred.
    • Bachelors degree in journalism or communications from an accredited institution.
    • Ability to travel internationally and domestically as needed.Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Keywords: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Sacramento , Senior Manager, Communications, Executive , Sacramento, California

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